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Angela Richardson-Woods is the first Black woman to serve on McKinney City Council

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Angela Richardson-Woods is the first Black woman to serve on McKinney City Council

By Anna Caplan via https://www.dallasnews.com/

Richardson-Woods will temporarily fill the District 1 seat following the recall of La’Shadion Shemwell last month.

The McKinney City Council on Monday appointed Angela Richardson-Woods to fill the District 1 seat left vacant after November’s recall of La’Shadion Shemwell.

Richardson-Woods is the first Black woman to serve on the McKinney City Council and will hold the position until elections in May.

A board member of the McKinney Community Development Corp., according to a biography on the city’s website, she has more than 25 years of experience in rural community development working as a community program specialist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Richardson-Woods is involved in community organizations including the Collin County Alumnae…

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